Blake French

Blake French
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
For six years, Blake has served as an entertainment reporter for a variety of online and print sources. He is an award-winning playwright; his work has been performed by several organizations, most notably Michigan State University. Blake also acts and models professionally (when he can actually find work). A native of suburban Detroit, he currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is a 2002 inductee into The Online Film Critics Society.
Favorites:
A Clockwork Orange
Critics' Group: Online Film Critics Society
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Official Websites: entertainmentnutz.com/movienutz

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
2.5/5 53% Good for Nothing (2012) there just isn't enough that happens in the film to justify a 92 minute running time - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2012
4/5 52% Puncture (2011) a quality film worth seeing - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2011
4/5 10% The Family Tree (2011) fresh and engaging...and quite funny - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2011
3/5 No Score Yet Swinging With The Finkels (2011) a bit crude for its own good - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2011
1/5 63% Griff the Invisible (2011) a boring, aimless installment into the rapidly growing subgenre of quirky superhero comedies - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2011
1.5/5 30% Autoerotic (2011) the cinematic equivalent to farting during sex - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2011
4/5 25% The Chameleon (2011) spellbinding - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2011
2/5 45% Soul Surfer (2011) a simpering, insipid wannabe-tearjerker that rings so false it's amazing that its story is actually true - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2011
4/5 4% Hemingway's Garden of Eden (2010) a sexy psychological thriller much better suited for a younger crowd than the literature buffs who may be drawn to it. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2010
1.5/5 33% Meskada (2010) The script needs a map -- or a world atlas, for that matter -- because it has no clue where it's going or how to get there. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2010
4/5 34% Formosa Betrayed (2010) Directed with skill and precision, Formosa Betrayed never feels like a heavy handed history lesson - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2010
4.5/5 90% Crazy Heart (2009) The film packs a huge emotional punch, and captivates mercilessly - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2009
3.5/5 39% Saw VI (2009) the best entry in the series since Saw II. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2009
1.5/5 8% Post Grad (2009) Post Grad needs to go back to school. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2009
3/5 81% Bandslam (2009) manages to be energetic, entertaining, and surprisingly mature - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2009
2/5 27% The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009) It's just too bad The Goods doesn't give Piven the opportunity to shine like those freshly polished cars he pushes so well - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2009
1.5/5 81% Predator (1987) The scariest thing about Predator is that its lead actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, is currently serving as governor of California. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2009
4/5 72% Phone Booth (2003) The next time I hear a payphone ringing, I definitely won't pick it up. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2009
4/5 43% All Over the Guy (2001) This isn't another one of those annoying gay rights movies -- it just wants to have fun. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2009
3/5 42% Alien3 (1992) The problem lies within the weak storyline. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2009
4/5 60% U-Turn (1997) It's a feast for the senses, as long as you have a strong stomach. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2009
3/5 90% Little Shop of Horrors (1986) As a whole, the story is uninteresting, most of the characters contrived, and the vast majority of the 94 minutes is almost instantly forgettable, especially the man-eating plant from outer space. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2009
1/5 No Score Yet Death on Demand (2008) The film doesn't have much to say, and doesn't even say what it does very well. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
4.5/5 86% Lovely & Amazing (2002) Seldom do movies create focus through spontaneity, but Lovely & Amazing feeds on surprise - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
2.5/5 94% Carrie (1976) I might be the only person in the world who thinks Brian De Palma's 1976 classic thriller Carrie (now out on DVD) is one of the most overrated, disappointing horror films of all time, but I stand behind my review, and I swear I can knock down just about a - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
2/5 No Score Yet Evil Behind You (2006) Evil Behind You will be heaven for the right audience... but hell for others. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
4/5 97% Mona Lisa (1986) manipulates the commodities of its genre to create something fresh and unique - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
3.5/5 96% Deep Water (2006) engaging - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
4/5 85% Open Your Eyes (Abre los Ojos) (1999) If Stanley Kubrick and David Lynch had collaborated on a project, the result might have been something like Open Your Eyes." - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
2.5/5 92% The Last Hurrah (1958) . - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
2/5 17% The Gay Bed and Breakfast of Terror (2007) There's a fine line separating campy and cheeseball, however, and The Gay Bed and Breakfast of Terror delves far into the latter. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
1.5/5 38% Timber Falls (2007) If you think the adults on Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader are dumb, wait until you meet this couple. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
2.5/5 38% The Abandoned (2007) And at the end of the equation, things just don't add up. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
2.5/5 12% The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007) ...could have been more than a pale shadow of the original if the filmmakers had taken their time... - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
5/5 98% The Wrestler (2008) The Best Film of 2008 - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
2/5 59% Pitch Black (2000) ...your typical run-for-your-life-the-monsters-are-coming science fiction adventure that requires one to park his brain at the front door of the theater before entering. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
3/5 No Score Yet Daybreak (2001) ....holds the audience at an uncomfortable distance. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
3.5/5 50% Wild in the Country (1961) Presley holds nothing back with his untamed performance - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
4/5 55% Love Me Tender (1956) one of Elvis' most compelling works, despite a forced, artificial ending. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
3.5/5 91% Flaming Star (1960) ...proves that Elvis didn't just get lucky with his first performance; the boy could actually act. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
3.5/5 13% Vegas Vacation (1997) ...the Griswolds bring down the house. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
5/5 91% Reservoir Dogs (1992) memorable - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2009
3/5 50% Chéri (2009) Chéri should have swept the audience off their feet and carried them to the bedroom... but instead teases them with a whiff of perfume and a flirtatious wink. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2009
4/5 56% 17 Again (2009) It's easy to dismiss 17 Again as well-worn teenybopper fluff, but there's a shocking level of maturity here - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2009
2.5/5 51% Observe and Report (2009) a pubescent fantasy where the characters act like they're inside a cartoon and there are simply no consequences for their actions - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2009
3.5/5 83% I Love You, Man (2009) delightfully crude and side-splittingly funny - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2009
3.5/5 No Score Yet Feast 3: The Happy Finish (2009) the cheeseball horror movie that every horror movie fan has always wanted, but was too embarrassed to ask for. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2009
1/5 25% Fired Up (2009) promises guilty pleasure, but has the edge of a bowling ball - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2009
2.5/5 26% Seven Pounds (2008) a razor blade wrapped inside a teddy bear. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2008
1/4 44% All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2013) So self-conscious that the movie feels like a feature length music video that's too busy admiring itself it the mirror to make any sense. - Reel.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2008